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Ellen Hopkins Elementary

Ellen Hopkins Elementary

Phone: 218-284-4300
Fax: 218-284-4333

Attendance Office: 218-284-4301
Counseling Office: 218-284-4312
Health Office: 218-284-4310
Media Center: 218-284-4334

School Hours :
7:55 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

Lynnelle Giddings, Principal
Lynnelle Giddings,
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Diana Johnson, Assistant Principal
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Parents/guardians asked to share input on climate in district’s schools

Published November 7, 2019

Moorhead Area Public Schools will give the Comprehensive School Climate Inventory, a nationally-recognized school survey, in November to all students in grades 3-12, with corresponding surveys for all parents and school staff. The survey is anonymous and provides each school or program with valuable information about how students, staff and parents view the school climate. Read More »

Moorhead High School theater premieres “Matilda The Musical”

Published November 1, 2019

Moorhead High School’s award-winning theater department is excited to announce the regional premiere of “Matilda The Musical.” Performances will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 15-16, 22-23 and 29-30 with 2 p.m. matinees on Nov. 17 and 24. Tickets can be reserved online at https://www.MoorheadSchools.org/tix or by calling the MHS Activities Office at 218-284-2255 beginning Nov. 1.

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Assessment expert shares changes to grading philosophy

Published October 8, 2019

For several years, staff members at Horizon Middle School East Campus have been moving toward feedback-based grading, which focuses on students’ learning instead of their achievement on a particular assignment. Tom Schimmer, author of “Grading from the Inside Out,” spoke at a parent night at the beginning of the school year to explain the change in grading philosophy.

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Two Moorhead foundations merge to better serve students and Moorhead Area Public Schools

Published September 13, 2019

Moorhead Schools Legacy Foundation and Moorhead Area Education Foundation are joining forces in supporting Moorhead’s schools and students. In July 2019, each board of directors voted unanimously to merge as one entity, called Moorhead Legacy Education Foundation. Read More »

Welcome

Welcome to Ellen Hopkins Elementary School! Hopkins Elementary School hosts a vibrant, multicultural community dedicated to meeting the needs of students through a structured curriculum and a variety of programs. It is our belief that education is a shared responsibility of our students, parents and staff working together. Hopkins Elementary is located in central Moorhead and has approximately 750 students in grades K-4 in both an English program and a Spanish Immersion Program (SI). Read more

Family Involvement

Family involvement is a critical link to student achievement, to achieving a high quality education and to a safe, disciplined learning environment. Parents and guardians have opportunities to become involved both at home and at school, and communication between parents/guardians and the schools is encouraged. Your participation in your child's education is important to us. Read more